Responsibility of the Russian Federation officials for the crimes against humanity and war crimes, in particular, for deportation and displacement of civilian population as a result of the occupation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (in the context of the administrative expulsion and internal displacement) (On 6 December 2017)
Deportation and displacement of civilian population (in the context of the administrative expulsion and internal displacement)
As of 19 January 2018 (when communication was submitted to the ICC), 30 105 IDPs were forced to leave their homes in Crimea and more than 1500 people were forcibly transferred from Crimea by occupation authorities; at least 53 persons suffered from administrative expulsion. As of the end of 2020, the number of IDPs from occupied Crimea to mainland Ukraine increased to more than 47 800 people. Such deportation and displacement of civilian population considered as a crime against humanity - Article 7(1)(h), as well as a military crime - article 8(2)(а)(vii) of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.